News and Updates
Read the latest news about Robert F. Smith’s philanthropy as well as events and news concerning his thought leadership, philanthropic partners and charitable initiatives.
New EPA Agency Prioritizes Environmental Justice
A new EPA agency was established to address environmental racism. Learn about environmental justice and what is being done to help this issue.
Ready® Unites With Susan G. Komen® Against Breast Cancer
Ready®, a sports nutrition brand, donated $250,000 to Susan G. Komen to support breast cancer research and patient resources.
By the Numbers: Diagnosis and Survival of Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is one of the most diagnosed types of cancer in the United States, it’s also the second top cause of cancer in the world for men.
Student Freedom Initiative Grows to Help Underserved Students
To help free underserved students from student loan debt, Student Freedom Initiative is expanding its program to support 34 schools. Learn more about the new cohort.
Niantic Supports Urban Green Spaces
With the support of Niantic, a leading augmented reality (AR) company, the National Park Foundation has been able to fund WELLderness, an outdoor wellness program.
Changing Lives Through the Giving Pledge
The Giving Pledge champions wealthy people across the world to dedicate a portion of their wealth to philanthropy. Learn about Robert F. Smith’s commitment.